The Seven Base Units, Part I
The author reflects on base units which serve as the seven fundamentals of all scientific units. He provides a brief historical account on the emergence of unit systems which sprang up globally due to the development of commerce. The author points out that scientists and mathematicians began to understand the need for a unified system of units as part of the ideas during the age of European Renaissance.
Ball, David W., "The Seven Base Units, Part I" (2009). Chemistry Faculty Publications. 142.